Nitro Injekzia is a Russian/german band which sings in both english and Russian and here they was so kind to answered me a lot of questions in September 2014.
Please tell me a little bit history of the group?
-Nitro Injekzia was formed in Berlin by me and Heckfy 2011. Dave joined us 2012. We play loud fast music with lyrics in russian and english.
Please tell me a little about every member in the group right now, age, family, work, interests and something bad about everyone?
-I think it is boring to talk about it.
Nitro Injekzia…what does it mean and how did the name came up?
-Nitro Injekzia means Nitro Injection. You can interpretade it however you want.
Your influences goes way back in time, am I right? I can hear both streetpunk and 77 punk am I right?
-Yes sure, but it is also a lot of other influences inside. Trash or hardcore for example. For my part I was influenced a lot by Siberian punk rock music for example.
What´s the best thing with playing live?
-To die on the stage
And where is best to play?
-Small clubs are better
How is it to play this sort of music in Russia? Is it hard to get gigs? Or where do you come from it stands Canda/Berlin/Russia on your site?
-Russia is total different world if you compare with western Europe. If somebody would invite us to play there, we wouldn't say no. But now we are more enjoying to play here in Europe.
How would you describe your music in three words?
-Punk And Roll
What does punk mean to you, is it only a word or is it a lifestyle?
-It is a way of life.
How do you see on downloading, mp3 and that stuff?
-This all downloading stuff kill everything. Otherside, I don't have money to buy every record I want.
How is it to live in Russia now? Politically?
-Shitty like everywhere.
Is there any good bands from Russia now?
-Sure, a lot of good bands.
What do you know about Sweden?
-I know, that one day I will book a tour to Sweden.
Have you heard any good bands from Sweden?
Your lyrics, who does them and what influences you?
-English lyrics write Dave, have no idea, who influences him...his girlfriend probably. For my part, I was grown up in a deepest north of Russia, really cold and really dark there, I guess, I will never write some optimistic shit after that experience.
Is there any subject that you never will write anything about?
-I think I will never write a song about potato,...othersides, who knows.
Politics and musics, does it goes hand in hand?
Best political band/artist?
-I was born in Soviet Union. Every single day I heard 1000000 political songs everywhere, and we had to sing them too. I hate it till know, I mean political songs. But I have to say, a lot of them have very good melodies.
Do you think that music(lyrics and so on) can change anyones life, I mean people who listens to music?
-Take a look at me. My life was completely changed as I heard Pink Floyd first time as I was in age about 5.
Are you doing any covers live?
Please tell me about the first, last and most expensive record ever bought?
-Don't remember. I never had enough money for records.
Please tell me a funny thing which have happened during your career and under some gig?
-Once I took LSD and we started to play a show...LSD and punk rock don't work together.
How does your audience look like? Which people do you miss on your concerts?
-I miss more girls... There are total different people on our shows, once I saw one 70 years old grandpa, he was rocking like he is 16 again.
Please rank your five favoriterecords, five favoriteconcerts and five most important things in life?
-5 Nitro Injekzia records (3 of them we have to do).
5 Nitro Injekzia concerts
And most important think of life is nothing is important.
Is it boring with interviews? Which is the most stupid question you ever have got??
-Boring? No, it is fun.
Do you understand that reviewers always compare bands to other bands? Is that disturbing when you try to do something own?
-I understand why they do that and it is not disturbing me at all.
Futureplans for the band?
-New video and new record. And a lot of concerts in places, where we didn't played yet.
Something to add?
-Hope to see you!